What's does NFA-VPS mean?

NFA-VPS is a category of medications and stands for Non-Food Producing Animal – Veterinarian, Pharmacist, SQP. 

Medicines in this category do not require a prescription, but must be supplied by a vet, pharmacist, or Suitably Qualified Person (SQP). The regulations state that the supplier must establish if the pet’s owner is likely to use the drug in the authorised manner and that the correct product is being used to treat the pet (e.g. correct pet type / weight / age / healthy / on other medication / pregnant or nursing) . Information must be given on the safe use of the medication. NFA-VPS medication can be advertised to the general public.

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